Unit for Languages and Literature in the South African Context - 2nd Digital Humanities Workshop Information

Workshop information

 

The following provides an overview of the 3-day workshops

The final day of the workshops will focus on concluding remarks and practical application. Delegates will not miss work if they have to leave from 12h00 onwards due to travel arrangements

Workshops will run from 9h00 each moring till 16h00 each day with lunch breaks at 12h30-14h00. 

Details about the venues and training programme will be communicated directly to participants

Atlas.Ti - Limited space available - 15 seats

Presenter: Prof Seugnet Blignaut - North West University  

Prof Seugnet Blignaut is a seasoned Atlas.Ti presenter and will provide practical training as well as practical guidance during the 3-day workshop.

  • Attendees must at least bring their own text data that will be used as part of the training sessions. Extra other data, such as sound can also form part of data sets.
  • The Windows version of Atlas.Ti will be presented
  • The first two days of the workshop is mandatory as all practical work will be done then
  • The final day will be used for individual sessions to help conceptualise ideas for each delegates own research context

Python workshop

Presenter: Prof Dafydd Gibbon - University of Bielefeld

Prof Dafydd Gibbon will present a practical Python workshop highlighting how it can be used as a digital research tool.

Download details of workshop

 

Voyant-Tools workshop

Presenter: Mr Juan Steyn - North West University

This workshop will provide participants with an overview and practical experience in using the open source tools provided by Voyant-tools.org.

  • Participants are welcome to bring their own data to analyse as part of the workshop. 
  • The focus of this workshop is to assist researchers in using free tools to analyse and present their data for publication purposes
 

Colloquium oor Digitale Letterkunde 

Slegs 6 April 2016 

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE PRESENTED IN AFRIKAANS 

ENGLISH VERSION BELOW

Prof Yves T'Sjoen, van die Vakgroep Letterkunde in die Fakulteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte aan die Universiteit Gent in België, sal as gasspreker optree.

Die oogmerk met die Colloquium is eerstens 'n fokus op aspekte van die Byderhand-projek oor plekpesifieke digitale literatuur; ander aspekte van digitale letterkunde word egter ook belig. 

Die beginfase van die multimodale, interdissiplinêre projek was die Byderhand-leesfeesproduksie wat tydens die Clover Aardklop Nasionale Kunstefees in September 2015 op Potchefstroom van stapel gestuur is. Meer inligting oor die verskillende onderdele van hierdie projek is beskikbaar op die webwerf www.byderhand.net.

Deelnemers aan die colloquium sluit in: Bernard Odendaal, Susan Smith (Fort Hare), Nita Cronje (ATKV), Franci Greyling en Wildrich Fourie, Gustaf Tempelhoff, en Hans du Plessis en die dwaalverhaal-produksiespan.

Belangstellendes word uitgenooi om die colloquium by te woon. Bevestig asseblief by prof Bernard Odendaal (bernard.odendaal@nwu.ac.za)

 

Die volledige program is binnekort beskikbaar. 

Colloquium on Digital Literature - Presented in Afrikaans

Prof Yves T'Sjoen, associated with Literature subject group at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ghent in Belgium will be the guest speaker.

The aim if this Colloquium is to focus on aspects of the Byderhand project related to domain specific digital literature, although other aspects of digital literature will also be discussed.

The multi-disciplinary and multi-modal Byderhand project was launched in September 2015 at the Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival in Potchefstroom. More detail on this project is available on www.byderhand.net.

Participants include Bernard Odendaal, Susan Smith (Fort Hare), Nita Cronje (ATKV), Franci Greyling and Wildrich Fourie, Gustaf Tempelhoff, Hans du Plessis and a production team.

If you are interested to join, please confirm in advance with Prof Bernard Odendaal (bernard.odendaal@nwu.ac.za)

A full program will follow

Stylo and R workshop - CANCELLED

Prof Mark had to cancel because of medical reasons